1990 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship

The 1990 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship was the ninth annual single-elimination tournament to determine the national championship for Division I National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) women's college lacrosse. The championship game was played at Palmer Stadium in Princeton, New Jersey during May 1990. [1]

1990 NCAA Division I Women's
Lacrosse Championship
DatesMay 1990
Finals sitePalmer Stadium
Princeton, NJ
ChampionsHarvard (1st title)
Runner-upMaryland (4th title game)
Attendance2,367 finals
NCAA Division I Women's Championships
«1989 1991»

The Harvard Crimson won their first championship by defeating the Maryland Terrapins in the final, 8–7.

The leading scorer for the tournament, with 10 goals, was Mary Ann Oelgoetz, from Maryland. The Most Outstanding Player trophy was not awarded this year.


All NCAA Division I women's lacrosse programs were eligible for this championship. A total of 6 teams were invited to participate in this single-elimination tournament.

Team Appearance Previous Record
Harvard 5th 1989 13-0
Loyola(MD) 3rd 1984 14-4
Maryland 6th 1987 15-1
Penn State 8th 1989 13-4
Temple 8th 1989 11-3
Virginia 4th 1989 12-3

Tournament bracket

  First Round     Semifinals     Finals
Palmer Stadium
Princeton, NJ
        Harvard 13  
  Temple 9     Temple 7    
  Penn State 4         Harvard 8
      Maryland 7
        Maryland 10    
  Loyola (MD) 13     Loyola (MD) 5  
  Virginia 7  

Tournament outstanding players

  • Julia French, Harvard
  • Charlotte Joslin, Harvard
  • Maggie Vaughan, Harvard
  • Mary Konder, Maryland
  • Mary Ann Oelgoetz, Maryland
  • Jenny Ulehla, Maryland

See also


  1. "Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship Results" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
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